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  • adjective Not kindled (lit, or set alight).
  • adjective by extension Not aroused, awakened or stirred.

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  • adjective not set afire


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un- +‎ kindled


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  • How safe seemed the darkness and chill of an unkindled hearth, when no lurid reflection from terror crimsoned its desolation!

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte 2004

  • The coffee had a lot of chicory in it, but the butter and milk were good, and the brownish honey, that also, like the landscape, tasted queer, as if touched with unkindled smoke.

    Kangaroo 2004

  • A tall bonfire was built, but unkindled, in the centre of the yard.

    The Plumed Serpent 2003

  • If I had never known you, that flame would have been unkindled in this bosom, but once that's burning, it will burn forever.

    CNN Transcript Jun 23, 2002 2002

  • But the magic was gone, the melding; they were two, not one, and this was Janie quiet, Janie patient, Janie not damped, but unkindled.

    More Than Human Sturgeon, Theodore, 1918-1985 1953

  • As an enkindled fire, if more fuel be put upon it, blazeth forth again with augmented force, so desire is never satiated with the acquisition of its object but gaineth force like unkindled fire when clarified butter is poured upon it.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7 Kisari Mohan [Translator] Ganguli

  • Last of all, little Pluto came running with his unkindled torch, -- Mas'r

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865 Various

  • O bearer of offerings, having created the three worlds, thou when the hour cometh, consumeth them in thy unkindled form.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7 Kisari Mohan [Translator] Ganguli

  • The man who stood before the unkindled hearth was tall and stooped a little.

    Final Curtain Marsh, Ngaio, 1895-1982 1935

  • That may be true of Mathematics and in some particulars true of languages, nor will you think that a Seotchman ever quarrels with a sound foundation in knowledge, but when the method is applied to the teaching of History the result is to centre attention upon those things which are largely antiquarian and to leave the imagination unkindled as to the splendour of the History that is now being written.

    Imperial Plans in Education 1919


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